Posted: 9:40 AM - University of Kansas officials say a student with tuberculosis is expected to make a full recovery.
Posted: 04/14/2014 - National Health Care Decision Day is observed April 16th. On that day in Topeka, information tables staffed by health professionals will be available from 10 am to 2 pm at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library as well as inside the main entrance at Stormont-Vail.
Posted: 04/14/2014 - Experts say the long winter's excessive snowfall and precipitation followed by warmer temperatures means more moisture in the air. All of this raises mold and pollen counts to epic proportions.
Posted: 04/10/2014 - Merch reports a 12-week regimen of its new drug therapy -- a compound of MK-5172 and MK-8742v -- has a cure rate of 98 percent.
Posted: 04/09/2014 - A new study finds post-menopausal women who spend time taking care of grandkids lower their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive disorders - as long as it's not too much time!
Posted: 04/09/2014 - A new study from MIT scientists warns coughs and sneezes breed gas clouds that travel between five and 200 times beyond the individual droplets that were thought to fall in groups.
Posted: 04/08/2014 - In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in attempt to make body parts using stem cells.
Posted: 04/08/2014 - Overall, rate of births per 1,000 teens aged 15 to 17 years declined 63 percent in past two decades from 38.6 in 1991 to 14.1 in 2012, the last year the CDC recorded data on teen births. Still, the CDC is expressing concerns.
Posted: 04/08/2014 - New guidance issued FDA on Tuesday would require food companies to list added ingredients if their product contains more than just honey.
Posted: 04/07/2014 - Pfizer said a new drug prevented breast cancer from worsening for 20.2 months in a trial involving 165 patients. Current medications do so for 10.2 months.
Posted: 04/07/2014 - An independent, volunteer panel of health experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine that advises government health agencies on medical guidelines found low-dose aspirin every day lowered the risk of preeclampsia in high-risk pregnant women by 24 percent.
Posted: 04/07/2014 - A new report finds 17.3 percent of children ages 2 to 19 were obese in 2011 to 2012. Among this group, 5.9 percent of children met the guidelines for class 2 obesity, while 2.1 percent of children met class 3 guidelines.
Posted: 04/02/2014 - Oralair tablets are to be taken daily starting four months before grass pollen season to reduce allergic reactions to the five most common U.S. grass types: Kentucky bluegrass, orchard, perennial rye, sweet vernal and Timothy.
Posted: 04/02/2014 - Researchers observed a correlation between the number of minutes a person was able to run and how many words they recalled correctly on a memory test.
Posted: 03/31/2014 - More than 90,000 women got a breast life procedure last year, up from fewer than 53,000 13 years earlier.